Name: Cyrus Buskirk.
Died: January 12, 2015.
Age at death: 8.
Cause of death: Medical neglect.
Location: Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA.
Disability: Juvenile diabetes.
When Cyrus’s diabetes made him sick, his mother didn’t get him medical help. She called the doctor, but didn’t follow any of the doctor’s instructions. By the time she called 911, it was too late; Cyrus died of complications of juvenile diabetes.
Cyrus’s obituary says that he “loved school, baseball, the Iron Pigs, karate and being a ninja”.
Perpetrator: Ashleigh Buskirk (Mother), pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment.